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Kansas Jayhawks battle vs Baylor Bears highlights college odds menu

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March 9, 7:30 PM | Sprint Center

Baylor Bears vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds

26-6TEAM RECORD27-5

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Kansas vs Baylor battle Friday at Sprint Center as the Jayhawks look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

It's a game in the Big 12 Tournament, which will decide the conference title, not to mention deciding which teams make the Field of 68. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Sprint Center).

Kansas will face the 26-6 Bears, who own a 11-13-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Jayhawks are 12-18-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bears are 13-12 favoring the OVER.

View Baylor vs Kansas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Kansas in this one will find them as 5.5-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 7-rated Jayhawks and the No. 10-ranked Bears, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 83-80 result in favor of the Jayhawks.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kansas's No. 34-ranked offense, averaging 75.1 PPG, against a Bears defense that ranks No. 92 at 63.9 PPG. The Jayhawks field goal percentage has averaged 48.7% so far, more than the Bears marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.5% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Baylor owns the country's No. 162-rated mark, allowing 69.1 points per game on the highway. Kansas, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in scoring at home.

Baylor was an 82-74 winner in their most recent outing at home against Kansas State. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. Baylor got 31 points from Perry Jones III en route to an 82-74 victory over Kansas State on Thursday at Sprint Center.

Kansas was an 83-66 winner in its last match at home against Texas A&M. They covered the 15-point spread as favorites. Elijah Johnson went off for 26 points and added 3 rebounds, leading Kansas over Texas A&M, 83-66, on Thursday at Sprint Center.

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
After playing Kansas State are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
After playing Texas A&M are 9-1
After a win are 8-2

A few Bears at Jayhawks trends to consider:
Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing Baylor

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